Author Archives: Valerie Lam

How to Change Your Job-Search Approach and Turn Rejections into Offers – Vault

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Written by Jamie Carlstedt

Regardless of whether you find out at the beginning or end of the hiring process that you didn’t get an offer, it’s a mistake not to change your approach going forward. If you keep taking the same approach, you’ll likely keep …

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Upskilling: Exploring How and Where to Learn New Skills Quickly – Management Consulted

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Written by Management Consulted

Upskilling has become a deep fascination for much of the consulting and professional worlds. As the world and the workplace continue to change at a breakneck pace, more and more workers are using upskilling to advance …

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Capacity building in 2030 – Mckinsey

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Written by Jon Garcia, Liz McNally, Daniel Pacthod, and Michael Park

In the future, the most successful organizations will develop the skills of their workforce by harnessing the power of technology, inextricably linking capability building with business value, and making …

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DoorDash Sees a Year of Slower Growth as Vaccines Could Sap Delivery Demand – WSJ

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Written by Eliot Brown

DoorDash Inc. DASH -2.71% prospered as the coronavirus pandemic caused families around the country to turn to the food-delivery company for at-home meals, taking business from rivals Grubhub Inc. GRUB +1.38% and Uber Technologies Inc. UBER 

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Victoria’s Secret store closings: Retailer to close up to 50 stores while Bath & Body Works opens new locations – USA TODAY

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Written by Kelly Tyko

After closing nearly 250 stores in 2020, Victoria’s Secret plans to permanently close between 30 to 50 more U.S. locations this year, its parent company L Brands announced Wednesday.

L Brands also plans to open 49 new Bath …

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Coinbase Files to go Public – Linkedin

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Written by Linkedin

U.S. digital brokerage Coinbase Global has filed to go public following a recent surge in cryptocurrency markets. The exchange for digital currencies such as Bitcoin and Ethereum said it has over 43 million investors and $455 billion …

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US cyber-security firm continues rapid recruitment drive after opening new Belfast base – The Irish News

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Written by Ryan McAleer

US Cyber-security firm Rapid7 has officially opened its new Belfast headquarters after recruiting around 80 new staff in the past 11 months.

The Massachusetts-based IT company announced a ten-year lease at Chichester House in March 2020, …

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Questrom – Design Thinking Workshop with Questrom alumna Sarah Stewart

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How might we leverage Design Thinking to make an impact on the world around us? Join Sarah Stewart, a Business Designer with Fjord (an Accenture company), as she guides us through the Design Thinking process with a real world scenario …

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Reddit’s GameStop stock battle with Wall Street is turning into a war – CNET

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Written by Ian Sherr

Wall Street investors have been betting that struggling video game retailer GameStop would fail for a long time. But over the past few months, a bunch of Reddit users have been pushing up the value of 

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Instacart, Uber cutting jobs – Linkedin News

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Written by Jake Perez

Grocery delivery app Instacart is cutting almost 1,900 jobs, including all 10 of its union positions. According to Bloomberg, the company says it’s transitioning to new models, including sharing its tech with retailers and having their …

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